Kitchener has a robust ecosystem of entrepreneurial support, business networks, a pipeline of talent and an environment that inspires innovation - that's what startups, or growing businesses and organizations deserve when they decide to launch or expand in a new location. That's what Kitchener can offer you.

Whether you’re looking to start or grow your business within Kitchener or do business with the City,  staff will work to provide the resources you need to take care of business.​  

The Waterloo Region Small Business Centre, located at Kitchener City Hall provides a range of services, initiatives and opportunities for startups and growth companies to learn, connect and grow. Offering business consultations, workshops and programs to support entrepreneurs. For more information visit the Waterloo Region Small Business Centre website or email your questions

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many changes to every facet of Kitchener residents’ lives and business owners. These have been challenging times for everyone. Many local businesses are struggling financially as a result of the current restrictions due to COVID-19.

You can help local businesses  get through this difficult time by supporting stores, restaurants and services. Be sure to observe all Waterloo Region Public Health guidelines and stay safe.

COVID-19 resources